Garland father works to raise awareness of hot cars after son’s close call

May 12, 2022

BY ERIN JONES, MAY 4, 2022 / 10:15 PM / CBS DFW Watch video interview HERE GARLAND, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – On average, 38 children die in hot cars each year from heat related deaths, according to kidsandcars.org. Eric Stuyvesant said he would see the reports and think as a responsible parent that could never happen to him, but […]

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Dr. David Diamond

April 28, 2022

Dr. David Diamond, a professor at the University of South Florida who specializes in cognitive and neural sciences, has done considerable research on the neuropsychology of how children are forgotten in cars. He has interviewed dozens of normal (loving and attentive) parents who reported they had lost awareness of the presence of their child in […]

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Dikeisha Whitlock-Pryer Remarks

Dikeisha Whitlock-Pryer, mother of RJ Pryer On April 28, 2015 we became the proud parents of Raymond Darnell Pryer Jr. better known as RJ. He was my love bug, my 1st born. He was daddy’s little man and Raymond’s 1st son (his Jr). RJ was also an amazing gift from God being that I was […]

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Safety, Consumer, and Public Health Groups, Transportation Officials, and Truck Crash, Hot Car Incident, Distracted Driving, Red Light Running and Seatback Failure Victims Respond to U.S. Senate’s Bipartisan Transportation/ Infrastructure Bill

August 2, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 1, 2021 CONTACT: Pete Daniels / Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 301-442-2249 (C) Safety, Consumer, and Public Health Groups, Transportation Officials, and Truck Crash, Hot Car Incident, Distracted Driving, Red Light Running and Seatback Failure Victims Respond to U.S. Senate’s Bipartisan Transportation/ Infrastructure Bill Deadly deficiencies in the Infrastructure Investment […]

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THE INVESTIGATORS: Blind zones on cars pose hidden danger for kids

January 5, 2021

By Scottie Hunter | January 4, 2021 at 5:41 PM CST – Updated January 4 at 10:21 PM   WATCH VIDEO REPORT: https://www.wafb.com/2021/01/04/investigators-blind-zones-cars-pose-hidden-danger-kids/ BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – A month after a 1-year-old was accidentally hit and killed in Baker, the 9News Investigators have found a hidden blind zone on cars that could put more children at risk. […]

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Safety advocates push for technology that can save lives of children left in hot cars

July 30, 2020

LOCAL NEWS by: CBS News Posted: Jul 28, 2020 / 03:00 PM PDT / Updated: Jul 28, 2020 / 03:01 PM PDT https://www.8newsnow.com/news/local-news/web-extra-safety-advocates-push-for-technology-that-can-save-lives-of-children-left-in-hot-cars/ LAS VEGAS (CBS) — More than a dozen children have died so far this year in hot cars, even with Americans staying home more because of the coronavirus. Now safety advocates are pushing for new technology that […]

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How to keep kids safe in Arizona’s deadly heat

May 29, 2020

Play Video https://www.azfamily.com/video/how-to-keep-kids-safe-in-arizonas-deadly-heat/video_b91dff6b-3b3e-5270-9fa3-8e5a6138dcf3.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=user-share&fbclid=IwAR1iS0LRlI5dN9ZsxP5VCrVArj_cjjEluAXRR6cSHkpNGD2fjd5fS9JB-jk

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Video: Phoenix Police Department Hot Cars Press Event

May 28, 2020

A press event was held on May 27, 2020 in Phoenix, AZ by the Phoenix Police Department. Dawn Peabody, KidsAndCars.org Parent Advocate and Arizona Representative, spoke and told the story of how her family’s lives changed forever the day they lost their precious and confident daughter, Maya.

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13 Investigates reveals hidden dangers in your vehicle’s ‘blind zone’

February 24, 2020

WTHR.COM STAFF PUBLISHED: APR 25TH, 2019 – 5:55PM (EDT), UPDATED: AUG 9TH, 2019 – 4:50PM (EDT) Play Video INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — 13 Investigates measured the blind zone in front of 22 vehicles. The goal is to help drivers better understand how much space in front of their vehicle is obstructed from view, posing a potential danger […]

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Examples of Available Technology to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

September 20, 2019

Technology should be installed during the manufacturing stage of ALL vehicles and be able to detect the presence of an occupant (child, pet, etc.). The ‘detection’ feature is necessary to address children who get into vehicles on their own, which accounts for 26% of hot car deaths. Systems utilize a wide range of detection features […]

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